Opens online at www.ebmud.com/jobs on Monday, September 13, 2021
Online applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 24, 2021
Internal Reference # 21-132
Wastewater Control Representatives work with industrial, commercial, residential, and trucked waste customers to implement laws, regulations, and East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD’s) Wastewater Control Ordinance. They collaborate with clients and experts to establish, evaluate, or expand categories of waste accepted for disposal. Duties may include identifying and controlling the source of new pollutants of concern and calculating and tracking targeted constituent’s potential impact at the treatment plant. Additionally, Wastewater Control Representatives assist with the implementation of the Private Sewer Lateral Program. There is currently one regular opening in the Industrial Discharge Section (IDS) and one temporary construction position (2 to 4 years in duration) in the Resource Recovery Group (R2). Candidates may indicate if they are interested in the regular position, temporary construction position, or both.
The R2 Program is responsible for managing industrial and commercial wastewaters that are delivered to the wastewater treatment plant by truck. The R2 Program also manages sales of surplus renewable energy from the production of biogas.
Primary duties for the R2 position include:
• Working directly with customers to market, develop, and permit new waste accounts
• Ongoing customer relations
• Data analysis and trending
• Accounts receivable monitoring
• Business continuity for the Program
The Representative is responsible for collecting, assembling, and reporting Program data for deliveries and revenues. Additionally, the Representative is responsible for surplus renewable energy sales administration and reporting.
IDS manages three programs related to controlling the quality and quantity of the influent to the EBMUD’s Main Wastewater Treatment Plant – the Industrial Pretreatment Program, the Wastewater Pollution Prevention (P2) Program, and the Private Sewer Lateral (PSL) Program. Representatives in IDS are responsible for maintaining existing and issuing new wastewater discharge permits, coordinating public outreach and other educational efforts related to wastewater pollution prevention, and working with property owners, contractors and EBMUD inspectors in implementing the PSL Program.
For both positions, competitive candidates will have current experience involving frequent contact with multiple stakeholder groups including commercial and industrial businesses, the public, consultants, environmental groups, and regulatory agencies in situations which require technical expertise and effective written and verbal communication skills.
The salary range is $8,166 per month increasing to $8,574, $9,003, $9,453 and $9,926 after 6, 18, 30, and 42 months, respectively.
EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.
1. A bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, environmental science or closely related field; AND
2a. Two years of experience involving the inspection, investigation and evaluation of wastewater processes and discharges; OR
2b. Two years equivalent experience in administering regulations or best management practices in industrial/commercial pollution prevention, resource protection or environmental compliance.